Well our school year is almost over, there are only 10 mores days left! But work on our program is not over! This week the Elementary Lego Robotics team we... Read more
Long Beach Regional wrap up
We survived! It was a long, tiring, fun-filled three days. We won some matches, lost a few, made some new friends, and won an award!
During the seeding matches at... Read more
FIRST Robotics Long Beach Regional Competition Invite
The FIRST Robotics Long Beach Regional Competition is fast approaching.
We hope you will be able to come out, meet us, and watch us in some matches.
The location and... Read more
This last weekend we were guests at South Pasadena Middle School's "Destination ImagiNation event".
Several local home inventors also attended but I think the kids all loved Reptar best, our... Read more
At 11:58 PM local time on Feb. 21 we packed away the robot! The deadline was met with 2 minutes to spare!
We did get some late night driving practice... Read more
Final Build Day
Well, we are out of time! The robot will be put in its shipping bag tonight and we will not have access to it until we arrive at the Long... Read more
The last five or so days have been very busy. The wiring continued, our frame came back from Pyramid Powder Coating, we hosted our sponsor dinner, our submissions were sent... Read more
Its Friday night, our friends are out having a good time, going to parties, planning outfits for the prom. We are in the engineering lab at school getting work done.... Read more
We had another busy week. The chassis got welded, our first parts came back from anodizing, work continued on the final design of the 'Super Structure', we had some very... Read more
Build Season: Week 3 Update
It's week three in the engineering lab and we're also at the halfway point of the build season. Things are really coming along so far and the team... Read more
We are nearing the end of week 2 already! Only a little more than 4 weeks before we must have the robot completed! Designs are proceeding, prototyping is being done... Read more
End of day 1
We are nearing the end of our first day, but have a rolling prototype chassis already! There are lots of discussions going on still, 6 wheels or 8 wheels? Crab... Read more
Kickoff Day: Rebound Rumble!
Our team woke up bright and early today to catch the official kickoff of the FIRST Robotics Competition. This year, we are competing in a basketball game called Rebound Rumble... Read more
Mr. Black, our mentor, spent his holiday vacation refurbishing some of the new tools we got donated from another school. The "before and after" pictures of the lathe are amazing.... Read more
Goal reached, but we are not done yet!
Last night we reached our $2500 goal for Kickstarter! This is great news; we will now recieve the funds pledged and our supporters will recieve their rewards. Thanks to all... Read more
Happy Holidays from Team 696!
Team 696 wishes all of our Kickstarter supporters Happy Holidays!
We are halfway through our 30 day Kickstarter fundraiser project and are already at 80% of our goal! Thank you... Read more
Lab Work Saturday Jan. 17, 2011
We took a few pics from our meeting on Saturday, January 17. We are still preparing our new space for the start of the season, and training several new members.... Read more
First off, we want to thank you for funding our Kickstarter campaign and we’re incredibly grateful for your support! It’s Saturday morning and already, the team is here... Read more